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Corbyn is to demand vote on Syrian intervention!

PRIME Minister May will go before the House of Commons today to try to explain why she ordered British cruise missile attacks on Syria...
Ten thousand marched through Ealing to defend their District General Hospital and many said they were prepared to occupy to keep the hospital open

NHS has £4bn surplus! – while hospitals are going bust

THE NHS is sitting on £4 billion of reserve cash whilst unprecedented government cuts of £20bn have doubled the number of hospitals falling into...

Ryanair Pilots Down Tools!

RYANAIR pilots have downed tools today causing huge cost to the company after Ryanair managers again refused to enter talks to end the long...

Murdoch targets unions & BBC

News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch yesterday made it clear that he had taken a decision to smash the print unions when he provoked the...
Prison officers outside Brixton prison forced to take strike action for health and safety reasons

May uses courts against prison officers!

THE government was in the High Court yesterday where it won an injunction against striking prison staff. The court ordered prison staff to return to...
Ex-British SAS soldier Ben Griffin addressing a ‘Troops Home’ rally in March 2006. He said UK special forces still operate in Iraq, at a London press conference hosted by the Stop the War Coalition which has called another demonstration for March 15

THOUSANDS HANDED OVER TO THE US FOR TORTURE – by the British armed forces

THOUSANDS of people in Afghanistan and Iraq have been secretly detained by British armed forces and handed over to the United States for torture,...

‘SERIOUS UPHEAVALS’ – predicted by head of World Bank

WORLD BANK chief Robert Zoellick has warned that the global economic crisis could lead to serious social upheavals. The head of the World Bank has...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers picketing the factory yesterday – threatened with arrest by Heathrow Airport police

Locked-out workers picket Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet locked out workers picketed the Heathrow caterer’s factory gate yesterday. This was after Heathrow Airport police, accompanied by a British Airports Authority manager,...

‘TAKE NO-ONE ALIVE!’ –Kiev junta’s order at Mariupol

AS RUSSIA celebrated Victory Day over the Nazis with massive parades all over the country, Ukrainian troops using heavy weaponry and tanks in the...
Deen Riders bikers’ ‘Honour Ride for Grenfell’ applauded after the Silent March on Saturday 14th April, ten months after the inferno

Grenfell Fire Was Murder

A LEAKED ‘interim document’ into the Grenfell Tower disaster on June 14, 2017 shows beyond shadow of a doubt that every death was preventable,...

Angry Lecturers Take Strike Action

‘We are expecting a good turnout on the picket lines at universities and colleges of higher education across the country today,’ lecturers’ union Natfhe...
Part of the massive anti-austerity demonstration on June 20th when 250,000 marched on parliament – many more will march and take strike action to defend trade union rights

Unite and fight this brutal assault says RMT

‘THIS Tory government is coming after the one group of people – the trade unions – who are able to stand up for ordinary...

‘Thousands will back tanker drivers!’

PEOPLE'S fuel lobby leader Andrew Spence yesterday said: ‘Thousands will back a Unite tanker driver members strike’. He told News Line: ‘It’s not just truck...

Tories Attack The Disabled

HALF a million disabled people and their families are set to lose thousands of pounds a year under the government’s proposed Universal Credit, a...

SCOTTISH TUC BOMBSHELL – General Council supports Labour in election by just one vote

Labour has only very narrowly retained the formal endorsement of Scotland’s trades unions for May’s Holyrood and council elections. The General Council of the STUC...
RMT members on the second day of their strike action on the Wood Group Shell. Photo Credit: RMT

5 days of Govia strike action

FIVE further days of strike action have been confirmed by train union RMT over the removal of all guards from Govia Thameslink trains. Driver...

Venture Capitalists Are Targeting Sainsbury!

Venture capitalists Texas Pacific and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts are this week expected to bid for the supermarket group, J Sainsbury. Their take-over will mean sackings,...

Remain permanently in customs union – says Corbyn

‘LABOUR’S plan is for Britain and the European Union (EU) to negotiate a permanent customs union to protect jobs and manufacturing,’ Labour leader Jeremy...

IFS points to huge inflation

ANALYSIS by the Institute of Fiscal Studies shows that ‘real median household income in 2013–14 is more than 6% lower than before the economic...
Trade unionists demonstrating outside the Zimbabwean embassy in London against the repression being meted out against the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

ZIMBABWE UNION LEADERS ARRESTED – as COSATU supports April 3 general strike

Zimbabwean riot police arrested opposition leader Morgan Tzvangirai when they prevented a mass anti-government protest yesterday. Police rounded up dozens of opposition activists and trade...
YS National Secretary JOSHUA OGUNLEYE addressing ‘Block the (Westminster) Bridge’ protesters yesterday afternoon

‘WE HAVE TO KEEP NHS FREE!’ – say workers and youth

THOUSANDS of young workers and students occupied Westminster Bridge yesterday, determined to defeat the Health and Social Care Bill (HSCB), due to be read...

Woodley Discussing Wage Cuts With Magna-Gm

BUSINESS Secretary Mandelson’s Department and the Unite union both said yesterday that talks on Wednesday with new GM Europe owner, Magna, were ‘constructive’ but...
London Met demonstration fighting against cuts – it now faces closure with over 2,000 of its foreign students under 60 days notice of deportation

Don’t Deport Students

THE NUS, UCU and Unison yesterday condemned the Home Office attack on London Metropolitan University and its international students, and demanded that not a...

Tens Of Thousands Mourn Hamas Leader

Hamas officials headed to Cairo for ceasefire negotiations yesterday after tens of thousands of Palestinians, many of them Hamas supporters, attended a mass funeral...
RMT and TSSA rail unions led a march against cuts announced in the coalition’s Comprehensive Spending Review last October

No New Anti-Union Laws!

Trade unions yesterday condemned Tory threats to ban strikes after Downing Street dropped a bombshell, confirming that Tory leader Cameron is ‘considering’ just that. London...

National Post Strike!

‘THOUSANDS of our Post Office members will strike next Thursday, against attacks on their job security and pensions and in defence of the Crown...
Greek workers marching through Athens during the nationwide revolt that continued into a third week yesterday

REPLACE GREEK TUC BUREAUCRATS – demand youth

GREEK school and university students and young workers staged various anti-government and anti-police mobilisations over the weekend throughout Greece. Dozens of local rallies were...

Hamas, Fatah Gun Battles In Gaza

Palestinian resistance movement Hamas yesterday accused Palestinian National Authority President Mahmud Abbas of attempting a military coup after Fatah forces sealed off two Hamas-led...
An enthusiastic picket outside the High Court yesterday morning. They are determined to continue the battle to stop the coalition destroying the NHS

Lewisham Hospital Cuts Judged Illegal!

CHEERS went up outside the High Court when Justice Silber ruled yesterday that Jeremy Hunt’s decision to cut the Accident & Emergency and Maternity...

Blair Whitewash –

‘The way things are going they are going to wrap everything up – they are covering up everything,’ the cousin of murdered Brazilian Jean...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

FRANCE is paralysed by a nationwide general strike by transport workers, teachers and other trade unions, supported by the mass of the working population. This...

Blair is to blame for Iraq war and occupation deaths

THE widow of Guardsman Anthony Wakefield, Ann Toward, is 100 per cent correct – Tony Blair is to blame for the death of her...

STOP SPYING ON WORKERS – demands GMB after Churchill ‘location tracking’

Churchill Security is based in Chorley and employs more than 160 people in the UK, including Cardiff Bay, Cheltenham, Watford, Milton Keynes, Bromley, Abingdon...

Don’t carry out Tory NHS cuts! – Unison urges Northern Ireland NHS Trusts

UNISON yesterday challenged all five Health Trust Boards in Northern Ireland to refuse to comply with a Tory government demand for cuts. In addresses to...
Watford postal workers outside the CWU conference in Bournemouth on Friday

‘WE ARE READY FOR A FIGHT’ – CWU postal worker delegates speak to News...

Postal workers at the CWU Conference in Bournemouth said yesterday they are ready for a fight to defend their jobs, wages and the postal...
A section of the 10,000-strong demonstration against the closure of four west London hospitals last September. 30,000 marched against the closure of Stafford Hospital last Saturday

30,000 March To Save Stafford Hospital

OVER 30,000 workers, trade unionists and local residents marched through Stafford on Saturday against Coalition plans to ‘downgrade’ Stafford District General Hospital and close...

9-1 for strike action on Heathrow Express

RMT members have voted by huge majorities across the Heathrow Express for strike action in response to a package of multi-million pound cuts which...
Striking firefighters in Trafalgar Square at the beginning of their pension campaign in February 2015

FBU Pensions Victory!

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) has won a landmark ruling in its dispute with the government over changes made to firefighters’ pensions in 2015....

‘UK will leave EU on March 29’ – insists PM May

IN A House of Commons statement yesterday PM May insisted that her deal is the best that she can get and that even...

450 jobs axed at BBC

FOUR hundred and fifty jobs are to be axed at the BBC, it was announced yesterday. The cuts include the closure of the Victoria Derbyshire...